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Lions seek talent at Saturday tryouts

Columbus, GA - The Columbus Lions will hold tryouts this Saturday, September 10 and January 7 at the Columbus Civic Center.  

Registration begins at 8:00 AM and the tryout starts promptly at 9:00 AM.  Participants should pre-register online at by clicking on the tryout link on the home page.  Participants should wear athletic shorts, tennis shoes or cleats for a field turf grass surface.

No metal cleats will be permitted.  Players will be tested in the 40- yard dash, 20-yard short shuttle, and the "L" drill.  Following the testing, participants will do position-specific drills and 1-on-1's.  The tryout is expected to last 3 hours.

The pre-registration fee is $40.00 and should be in the form of a check or money order and mailed to the Lions office at 400 4th Street, Columbus, GA, 31901. Registration the day of the tryout will be $50.00 and will only be accepted in the form of cash or money order (no checks will be accepted).     

Players are encouraged to bring film to the tryout or mail it to the coaching staff at 400 4th street, Columbus, GA 31901. For more information or questions, contact Coach Gibson at 706-322-3336 or 

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